Review: It’s All About the Heart by Lenore Schur

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ What should a career choice be based on? How big your salary is going to be or whether it is what you truly want to do with your life? After finishing high school, most youths aren’t certain in which direction they want to go. The directions we … Continue reading Review: It’s All About the Heart by Lenore Schur

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Review: Peace in the Valley by John Eric Vining

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Peace in the Valley: A Quest for Redemption in the Old West is a project rewritten and readied to be published by John Eric Vining. The original manuscript is authored by Robert E. Vining (1946 – 2006) who wrote under the pen name Raymond Refoen. I have … Continue reading Review: Peace in the Valley by John Eric Vining

Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Dubbed “Bravo Squad”, the remaining soldiers of Bravo Company take a limo ride. Not exactly rock stars, they’re famous, but not so famous as to keep an SUV full of all-American beauties invested in them. There might get a movie made about them though. With them in … Continue reading Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Review: Cable of Fate by John Eric Vining

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ John Eric Vining is an author who is responsible for such historical fiction works as The Trans-Appalachian Wars, 1790-1818: Pathways to America’s First Empire and Tales of the Midwest: Growing Up and Growing Old in Rural Small-Town, U.S.A. His latest offering is Cable of Fate: The Zimmermann … Continue reading Review: Cable of Fate by John Eric Vining

Review: South of Main Street by Robert Gately

FF’s Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ For his family novel entitled South of Main Street, Robert Gately has created a seemingly silly fifty-five-year-old male protagonist to touch the lives of a drug addict trying to stay clean and a teenage boy who lives with an alcoholic father in a small Pennsylvanian town. And … Continue reading Review: South of Main Street by Robert Gately

Review: Dancing the Death Drill by Fred Khumalo

FF's Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ You should meet this guy I met while reading Fred Khumalo's Dancing the Death Drill, an historical novel set in France, 1958 and South Africa, 1900-and-up. The man's name is Jean-Jacques Henri. He is what you would call a "mixed-race" man of African origin; for over thirty-years … Continue reading Review: Dancing the Death Drill by Fred Khumalo

Review: The Lubetkin Legacy by Marina Lewycka

FF's Star Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Somewhere in Hackney, London, there is an Immortal Bard worshiping and George Clooney hating middle aged chap named Berthold Sidebottom who is unmarried and lives in his mother’s house. If that unusual last name of his doesn’t get you laughing like a good old Jim Carrey flick … Continue reading Review: The Lubetkin Legacy by Marina Lewycka